On Sept. 11 this year, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in Benghazi in what the Obama administration now calls a terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate. A review board said systematic management failures led to inadequate security at the consulate.
In recent years, China surpassed the U.S. to become Africa's biggest trading partner. And since then, the Chinese government has gone on a huge media offensive throughout the continent to counter what it calls negative Western media stereotypes.
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